International Career Opportunities
Once qualified you may want to work abroad. There are many employment agencies and other organisations that offer advice and jobs, some sector specific, on work abroad. A web search will allow you to identify these.
To help you identify what opportunities there are and to understand what working abroad might be like we link to some resources we found useful.
The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide introduces you to an international online job search, organised by countries or region it lists many online sites and services that are useful for your job search.
The UK Government website offers general advice for UK citizens on working abroad.
The European Job Mobility Portal (EURES)
The European Commission
The European Commission provides information on working in another member country.
To find out if your qualifications are recognised in another EU state, check out the European Commissions Professional Qualifications site.
Go Work Abroad
Go Work Abroad informs you about the legal obligations you will encounter, and the bureaucratic hurdles you will have to overcome, as well as offering tips about attractive opportunities in different parts of the world and hands-on practical advice about what to expect in specific countries.
Many UK-based professional bodies are international. It is worth checking out their websites for specific information on working abroad.
UK NARIC – is the national agency responsible for providing information, advice and expert opinion on vocational, academic and professional skills and qualifications from over 180 countries worldwide. They provide the only official source of information on international qualifications to organisations recruiting from overseas and to individuals wishing to work or study in the UK.